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So I just bought a 1990 Ranger XLT. It has the 4x4 and the 2.3l V6. The only thing now is to deside what to do first. I am looking at getting a 8 inch syspenton lift. But i am not sure if i am going to half to get longer drive shafts. So if anyone wants to give some advise it would be awsome.

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2.3 v6 WTF??

no such thing dude....
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sorry my bad 2.9 L
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if your going with 8 inches of lift your going to need long shafts
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Any pics of the project ranger?
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what would be a good length for the drive shafts. And no pics yet. i will be taking some tommorow.
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That engine will be fine with correct gearing. No need to fix something that isn't broken.
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That engine will be fine with correct gearing. No need to fix something that isn't broken.

guess your right. I just came across this earlier today. just an idea
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what would be a good length for the drive shafts. And no pics yet. i will be taking some tommorow.
When I lifted my '72 GMC I waited until I installed the lift and then measured for new ones.
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What should i go to for gearing 4.10 /4.12. And i do plan on dropping in a 5.0 with in the next year. but that is a awsome price for a motor thaks cchsbuzz19.
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how big of tire to u plan on running? id go no less then a 4.88 gear. pending tire size
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I plan on running 35/12/15
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Run a 6in lift and cut the fenders or a 6in lift and 3" body lift. That way you can stock drive shafts. If you have a 2 piece rear drive shaft, swap in a longer single piece one.
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Run a 6in lift and cut the fenders or a 6in lift and 3" body lift. That way you can stock drive shafts. If you have a 2 piece rear drive shaft, swap in a longer single piece one.
hmm i think i am going to do that instead.
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